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Ateliers Et Chantiers Du Havre Delivers Graving Dock Gate

On September 16, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Martinique (FWI) took delivery of a new graving dock gate for the Fort-de-France Drydock, from Ateliers et Chantiers du Havre (ACH). The new graving dock gate is part of the drydock renewal plan by the Chamber of Commerce, that strives to reinforce the role of Martinique as a maritime maintenance a n d ship repairing platform in the Caribbean by combining security a n d high technology. The overall length of the gate is 8 9 . 2 ft. ( 2 7 . 2 m), with a w i d t h of 9.1 ft. (2.8 m), a height of 38 ft. ( 1 1 . 6 m), and weighs 3 2 0 tons. Equipment includes five water ballasts, 14 valves, and three pumps. The gate is constructed of high tensile steel, and watertightness is reportedly assured by a neoprene seal. An electrical remote control system operates all valves and pumps, a n d maneuvering time of the gate is approximately 3 0 minutes. The orderbook of ACH includes three 3 7 , 0 0 0 - d w t chemical tankers for Stolt Parcel Tankers, Inc., to be delivered in 1 9 9 7 a n d 1998, as well as four barges for Compagnie Fluviale De Transport.

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